Chardavoine : Haitian born but Brooklyn bred this amazing guitarist has covered the gambit of musical styles through the waves of his guitar. He is a great musician, a talented artist and a refined professional. He represents the best of modern music and the future of jazz. Chardavoine is well known around New York for his association with the great Dave Valentin who's a guest on two of his cd's. He had the privilege of playing at Aretha Franklin's birthday bash with the Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra.